DIY Network

Windows Buying Guide

Get the right window for you with tips on gas-filled, acoustic and impact-resistant.

More in Windows

Repair Your Drywall

Start the Drywall Tips Photo Gallery

Fix common drywall problems today like nail pops, oversanding, overcuts and bubbled tape.

Start the Photo Gallery


Wall-Covering Trends

Crocodile Skin, Anyone?

Size up 8 of the newest innovations in wall coverings.

Crocodile Skin, Anyone?

DIY Network /

Windows, Walls & Doors

Rate My Space

    • New Great Room - needs help, We just added space to our family room, painted the walls and carpeted but the furniture arrangement and layout needs help. We may need to get some new pieces, would love your input., Living Rooms Design

      New Great Room
      - needs hel...

    • Kitchen Needs Remodel, At first glance my kitchen looks okay . . . but it's the up-close that needs attention!  The counter tops are laminate, and peeling on the edges, I would like to remove and paint or re-stain the cabinet door fronts, and add a nice style hardware. Eventually I would like solid surface counter tops, new stainless appliances, replace tile floor with hardwood.  Any suggestions?, Kitchens Design

      Kitchen Needs
      Remodel

    • my piece of paris, Bedrooms Design

      my piece of
      paris

    • Office/Den, I had a spare room, storing some of my sons music equipment, so thought I would add it in the decor.  I have more to do and will update once I'm done!, Bedrooms Design

      Office/Den 

    • My living room, This is my living room. I love the way it's turning out., Living Rooms Design

      My living room 

    • Townhouse patio, Have this square 10 x10 patio.  I added some color, is less more? Should I add more plants?, Patios & Decks Design

      Townhouse patio 

    • Ivy's Room, This is an homage to Milo's Contemporary Pad. We used greens instead of blues. I drew my own circle stencils, using household items (lamp shade, trash can, plates and cups. There are 5 different sizes., Nurseries Design

      Ivy's Room 

    • I need more storage and we can't change the footprint kitchen/laundry remodel!, The client wanted a brand new kitchen and laundry-room with more and better designed cabinet(s) space.  Mission accomplished., Kitchens Design

      I need more
      storage and...

    • I need more storage and we can't change the footprint kitchen/laundry remodel!, The client wanted a brand new kitchen and laundry-room with more and better designed cabinet(s) space.  Mission accomplished., Kitchens Design

      I need more
      storage and...

    • I need more storage and we can't change the footprint kitchen/laundry remodel!, The client wanted a brand new kitchen and laundry-room with more and better designed cabinet(s) space.  Mission accomplished., Kitchens Design

      I need more
      storage and...

DIY Experts

Run My Renovation

Fans run the reno and homeowners live with it.

Tune in:

Thursdays 10:30pm/9:30c

Full Schedule

talentCutout_John-DeSilvia

Message Boards

Windows, Walls & Doors

Advice for window sealing and installation, walls, doors and ceilings.

Ask Questions, Get Answers

Advertisement

How-To Videos

1-7 of 7 Install Chair Rail Videos

  1. How to Install a Chair Rail

    How to Install a Chair Rail (07:41)

    Amy Matthews demonstrates step by step how to install a chair rail.

  2. Chair Rail Install: Overview

    Chair Rail Install: Overview (03:58)

    Here's a brief overview of how to install a chair rail.

  3. Step 1: Select a Chair Rail

    Step 1: Select a Chair Rail (00:27)

    How to choose the proper style and size chair rail for a room.

  4. Step 2: Determine Height

    Step 2: Determine Height (01:11)

    How to determine the height at which to install a chair rail.

  5. Step 3: Measure and Mark

    Step 3: Measure and Mark (00:48)

    How to measure and mark walls for a chair rail.

  6. Step 4: Cut and Install Pieces

    Step 4: Cut and Install Pieces (04:06)

    How to cut and hang the pieces of chair rail.

  7. Step 5: Sand and Paint

    Step 5: Sand and Paint (00:50)

    How to finish the chair rail molding by sanding and painting or staining.

1-10 of 10 Doors Videos

  1. Country Cottage Kitchen Door

    Country Cottage Kitchen Door (02:08)

    See how easy it is to redesign a door with paint and beadboard paneling.

  2. Easy Garage Door Check-up

    Easy Garage Door Check-up (02:53)

    Avoid frequent repair headaches by keeping your garage door maintained.

  3. Garage Door Opener Install

    Garage Door Opener Install (05:06)

    Learn how to install a garage door opener with safety sensors.

  4. Contemporary Pocket Door

    Contemporary Pocket Door (02:40)

    Home expert Amy Matthews teaches a homeowner how to replace a pocket door.

  5. Front Door Kick Plate

    Front Door Kick Plate (01:09)

    In minutes, spruce up your front door with a stylish new kick plate.

  6. Changing a Doorknob

    Changing a Doorknob (01:30)

    Replace that old door handle with something new!

  7. Installing a Deadbolt Lock

    Installing a Deadbolt Lock (03:52)

    Putting a deadbolt lock on your door is easy. Here's how to do it yourself.

  8. Doggie Door

    Doggie Door (00:02:12)

    To install a doggie door in your home, here's what you should know.

  9. Pet Doors - DIY Weekend Tips

    Pet Doors - DIY Weekend Tips (01:13)

    Paul Ryan walks us through the buying and installing of pet doors.

  10. Garage Door Opener

    Garage Door Opener (03:48)

    Our expert covers all the steps for installing a new garage door opener.

1-8 of 8 Install Wainscoting Videos

  1. How to Install Wainscoting

    How to Install Wainscoting (12:40)

    Here's how to create custom wainscoting to give a room an elegant upgrade.

  2. Overview: Install Wainscoting

    Overview: Install Wainscoting (04:10)

    Here's a brief overview of how to install wainscot paneling.

  3. Step 1: Plan the Layout

    Step 1: Plan the Layout (05:19)

    Here are tips on choosing materials and planning a layout for wainscoting.

  4. Step 2: Install Plywood Panels

    Step 2: Install Plywood Panels (02:59)

    Amy Matthews shows how to hang the plywood panels for custom wainscoting.

  5. Step 3: Install the Top Rail

    Step 3: Install the Top Rail (01:10)

    Amy Matthews shows how to install the top rail of custom wainscoting.

  6. Step 4: Cut and Install Stiles

    Step 4: Cut and Install Stiles (00:59)

  7. Step 5: Install the Baseboard

    Step 5: Install the Baseboard (01:14)

    Here's how to install the remaining trim pieces for custom wainscoting.

  8. Step 6: Finish the Wainscot

    Step 6: Finish the Wainscot (00:47)

    Paint, stain or polyurethane is required to protect wainscot paneling.